A typical ERP system indeed now offers broad functional coverage nearing the best-of-breed capabilities; vertical industry extensions; a strong technical architecture; training, documentation, implementation and process design tools; product enhancements; global support; and an extensive list of software, services and technology partners. While it is not a system-in-a-box yet, the gap between its desired and actual features is becoming smaller every day.
mrp engineer to order concept
carrying on some well-publicized MRP problems like complex multilevel BOMs, infinite capacity, inefficient workflows, and unnecessary (for example, no value-adding) transactions, activities and data collections, which have not been amenable to mass-customization but rather to traditional push-demand, mass production, and inventory building trends. For more details, see Pull versus Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP . The fact is also that only a minority of all ERP vendors